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Monsanto Scores Yet Another Supreme Court Victory
2013-05-14 09:40:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a victory for patent holders, the Supreme Court handed down a unanimous decision on Monday stating farmers could not use agricultural biotech company Monsanto´s patented and genetically modified soybeans to generate new seeds without sending the company a fee. Copyright law experts are saying the ruling could have ramifications for other aspects of modern agriculture...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'